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View Poll Results: Where Do You Get Your Books?
The Library! 17 25.76%
The Bookstore! 25 37.88%
The Internet! 4 6.06%
From Friends! 3 4.55%
It depends where I see it first. 14 21.21%
Through...thievery! 3 4.55%
Voters: 66. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 02-04-2008, 08:46 PM View Post #11 (Link)
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unless I clicked the wrong thing someone ((not naming any names)) changed my answer to theft

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Old 02-04-2008, 08:53 PM View Post #12 (Link)
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I buy books wherever I can find them basically...sometimes at the used bookstore, sometimes at Borders, sometimes on Amazon, etc. It all depends. Some books you can't get in book stores...
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Old 06-24-2008, 07:02 PM View Post #13 (Link)
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I usually just swing by Barnes and Nobles, Books-A-Million, or Borders, whichever I happen to be closer to and pick it up, but if it's not available at those I order it off Amazon. I had to do that for "The Penguin Book of Vampires" an anthology of classic vampire stories compiled by Alan Ryan.
Old 06-25-2008, 09:05 PM View Post #14 (Link)
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Oh, I have a system! First I check through my favourite groups on, I then pick a book and look for it in the library's online catalogue. If it's available, I order it and pick it up in about a week. If the book isn't there *gasp* I tell the library to buy it, then go to the nearest bookstore and get it anyway. If I really, really, really love a book from the library... I beg my parents to pay for my own copy.

My sister wheedled a cell out of them, and now they tell me I'd better make BETTER use of the library. Sigh...

On another note... Amazon confuses me, how can you people use it?!
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Old 07-27-2008, 11:58 PM View Post #15 (Link)
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I get it from wherever I find it first......I've gotten my books from the library, Walden books Borders......and wherever I happen to be when I need a book.
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Old 07-29-2008, 08:01 PM View Post #16 (Link)
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I usually get my books through the bookstore, but if I'm at school it's through the library... my school librarian knows my name... but I never told it to her... creepy lol
Old 08-24-2008, 08:53 PM View Post #17 (Link)
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There are absolutely NO bookstores in my town! It's THAT small! The best place to buy books is freaking Wal-Mart. So I use the library, unless I happen to go to Cincinnati to the mall.

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Old 09-25-2008, 08:21 PM View Post #18 (Link)
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I go to Borders mostly or sometimes amazon, and ocassionally the library but ours has really bad selection.
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Old 05-09-2009, 10:19 AM View Post #19 (Link)
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I go to Waterstone's because then I can get points on my card.
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Old 09-05-2009, 07:47 PM View Post #20 (Link)
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I mostly get my books through the internet. The bookstores and libraries doesn't have the english books that I want. (:
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